Stories about War & Conflict from May, 2018
Ukrainian authorities stage journalist's murder, taking ‘fake news’ to the next level
"The lesson here is to distrust reports from Ukraine."
The not-forgotten soldier: Afghan serviceman goes viral after Taliban execution
"The Last Gaze of the Free Man!"
Sabika Sheikh, the Pakistani student slain in US school shooting, had wanted to bridge the two countries
"...she said...'I want to learn the American culture and I want America to learn the Pakistan culture and I want us to come together and unite,'" her host mother recalled.
Yangon police and a group of ‘nationalists’ violently dispersed a peace march in Myanmar
"Who were those self-proclaimed “citizens” and why did the police officers present turn a blind eye when they attacked?"
Pakistan Chief Justice's notice produces some hope for Hazara protections
"Finally voice of Hazara people heard. Army chief gives assurance of security and safety. Chief Justice takes notice of the killing of Hazara. Took us several years. Extremely shameful."
Indonesia on maximum security alert following a string of explosions in East Java
"We came into the world like brother and sister, and now let's go hand in hand, not one before another."
Burundi's contentious constitutional referendum reflects deeper political problems
Whether a sign of independence or authoritarianism, Burundi's constitutional referendum appears to have further cemented divisions.
UPDATED: Armed detainees engage in hostile takeover of Indonesian high security prison
A prison riot involving forty convicted terrorists is currently unfolding in Depok, a West Javan city adjacent to the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.
‘I wanted my grandchildren to grow up in that house': Testimony of a 61-year-old Syrian woman from Zamalka
I wanted my grandchildren to grow up there, so that they would add to that home a new life, just like every generation of our ancestors did.
‘You and this loss will never be forgotten': The deadly realities of media work in Afghanistan
"What a painful day. What a hard job. What a dark time in Kabul. TariqMajidi is covering the funeral of his colleague."
Hazara women end hunger strike against targeted killings after Pakistan army chief agrees to talks
"We demand that the Chief of Army Staff...must come to Quetta dressed as a civilian and listen to the cries of the 3,000 widows and 10,000 orphans"
Netizen Report: In Afghanistan and Pakistan, journalists honor slain colleagues on World Press Freedom Day
We dedicate this edition to journalists who have been threatened or killed this year, in honor of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2018.
Kidnapping and murders as Ecuador and Colombia's border crisis heightens
Reaching a peace agreement that puts an end to one of the oldest conflicts in the hemisphere is complicated by the murder of three members of the newspaper El Comercio.